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Internal Drainage Districts and Internal Drainage Boards Wholly or Mainly in Wales: A Consultation

This consultation explores options for delivering Internal Drainage Board (IDB) functions in light of Living Wales and public service delivery reforms.
Start of consultation: 29/05/2012
End of consultation: 31/08/2012

Internal Drainage Boards (IDBs) do important work on land drainage and water level management. Their knowledge and functions are integral to delivering this holistic approach.  

We want your views on three options for the future delivery of IDB functions in Wales.  These are:

  • Option 1 – Delivery through IDBs as it is currently;
  • Option 2 – Delivery through IDBs, with changes to organisational arrangements; and
  • Option 3 – Delivery through any new single body for natural resource management in Wales.

We would welcome your views on these proposals and any other matters that you think are relevant to our decision on the future delivery of IDB functions in Wales.

Summary of responses